The surname Des coteaux was first found in Poitou.
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of this family name include: Descoteaux, Descouteaux, Des Couteaux, Des Coteaux, D'Escouteaux, D'Escoteaux, Descotes and many more.
Notable amongst the family at this time was François-Pignon Descoteaux, originally from Thouars (Deux-Sèvres), where he was born at the beginning of the seventeenth century. He became a musician and specialized in the oboe and the musette, and joined the musicians of the King's Chamber in January 1654. He had a great reputation because of his talents and his death is recorded as being between 1689... Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Des coteaux Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.